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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-15-12 09:01 AM
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Mitt Romney: Obama Won With 'Gifts' To Blacks, Hispanics, Young Voters

Mitt Romney: Obama Won With 'Gifts' To Blacks, Hispanics, Young Voters

Mitt Romney: Obama Won With 'Gifts' To Blacks, Hispanics, Young Voters

AP | Posted: 11/14/2012 8:02 pm EST Updated: 11/15/2012 9:34 am EST

BY DOUGLASS K. DANIEL, ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is telling top donors that President Barack Obama won re-election because of the "gifts" he had already provided to blacks, Hispanics and young voters and because of the president's effort to paint Romney as anti-immigrant.

"The president's campaign, if you will, focused on giving targeted groups a big gift," Romney said in a call to donors on Wednesday. "He made a big effort on small things."

Romney said his campaign, in contrast, had been about "big issues for the whole country." He said he faced problems as a candidate because he was "getting beat up" by the Obama campaign and that the debates allowed him to come back.

In the call, Romney didn't acknowledge any major missteps, such as his "47 percent" remarks widely viewed as denigrating nearly half of Americans, his lack of support for the auto bailout, his call for illegal immigrants to "self-deport," or his change in position on abortion, gun control and other issues. He also didn't address the success or failure of the campaign's strategy of focusing on the economy in the face of some improvement in employment and economic growth during the months leading up to Election Day.



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/14/mitt-romney-ob...


Mitt meant that Dem voters are gifted!


This story is all over the net. You can almost tell which way a headline writer leans politically by the way that the headline is written. Several outlets vaguely refer to gifts, maybe to voting blocs, and conveniently omit reference to African Americans and Hispanics.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-16-12 01:48 AM
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1. What about the gift that Mitt actually paid more taxes than he needed to last year
Edited on Fri Nov-16-12 01:58 AM by No Elephants
because he had claimed he paid federal taxes at the rate of 13% and it turned out that he didn't owe even 13% on $20 million? So, rather than make a liar of himself, Mitt paid more than he owed. Of course, that made a liar of him, too, because he had said many times that he never pays more taxes than the law requires.

That's what he gets for playing fast and loose with the truth all his life. It's not near the penalty he deserves, but it's something.

In Mitt's mind, the only people who should get "gifts" from the federal government are the ones who fit all these descriptions:

(a) They pay the least in taxes, as a percentage of income; and

(b) They have no need for "gifts" from the federal government, but they always get them anyway; and

(c) They are too self centered to tolerate the government's taking care of the neediest, or investing in America or in America's future (its children). Unless, of course, the investment by the government is in private or quasi private entities.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-16-12 05:45 AM
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3. Exactly............nt
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-16-12 05:44 AM
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2. Mittens is an ass.....nt
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formercia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-16-12 05:55 AM
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4. Mittens is in big trouble...
Running exposed many of his criminal dealings. Now he won't be able to pardon himself and his cronies like Poppy did.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-16-12 06:09 PM
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6. Oh, I don't know. Obama has already publicly asked Willard for help and
people can always be rehabilitated.






















As the French say, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-16-12 06:11 PM
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7. P.S. I am not expecting the D of J to look into that SEC filing by Willard that was a felony,
just like the D of J never looked into any crimes by Bushco.

After all, it's not as though they smoked pot.
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Enthusiast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-17-12 06:24 AM
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8. "After all, it's not as though they smoked pot."
:rofl:
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Leopolds Ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-16-12 05:58 PM
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5. What's the old saying about "when you're in a hole, stop digging?"
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